Five years after Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to curb outside interests among those in Parliament, nearly one in five people working for Parliament members have interests in lobbying or other bodies.
Broadcasters and politicians are still arguing the toss about another TV election debate. The last one between David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown in 2010 reportedly attracted 22 million viewers. Don't ask me why. Now seven - or maybe six - want their chance to bamboozle the voters. Show More Summary
LONDON—David Cameron, the British prime minister, led the attack: It would be “unthinkable” for the British to sell a warship to Russia, he declared. Almost immediately, the French president, François Hollande, confirmed his intention...Show More Summary
Britain is ready to force the sale of Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman's recently acquired North Sea energy assets unless it receives unspecified assurances within the next week, Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman has said.
Britain’s David Cameron has been accused of bullying broadcasters after demanding that the much-awaited TV debates should be scrapped in favour of one 90-minute contest involving at least seven party leaders to be held before the campaign formally begins on March 30.
So David Cameron won’t debate anyone unless the broadcasters agree to his exact specifications, Ed Miliband won’t debate Clegg in Cameron’s place and has instead offered Harriet Harman, and the… Continue reading The post Cameron may have chickened out, but the broadcasters cocked up the TV debates appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Dave welcoming the debates 5 years ago It is being reported Downing Street has issued a “final offer” to broadcasters over the election television debates, declaring in a pointed email that David Cameron will take part in just one debate featuring seven party leaders before the formal campaign begins next month….. …..The intervention by the […]
So David Cameron has made his ‘final offer’, his final condition on which he will or won’t sign up to the TV debates. And it is a clever way of… Continue reading The post David Cameron’s debate ‘offer’ means he’s chickening out while pretending not to appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The broadcasters have now said they could be willing to host a TV debate between David Cameron and Ed Miliband on another date if that means the programmes will actually… Continue reading The post The PM knows the TV debates won’t happen appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The day after British Prime Minister David Cameron said children in Britain have suffered abuse on an "industrial scale" a UK charity has won a battle to stop French parents from smacking their children.
Given the Tories are the party of Macmillan, it seems quite right that they’ve picked housing as one of their six key election priorities. David Cameron gave a speech on… Continue reading The post Does the Tory housing pledge really help the housing crisis? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
It’s supposed to be the Tory housing week, with David Cameron setting out plans to double the number of discounted starter homes to 200,000. It’s an important, salient issue to… Continue reading The post Immigration threatens to overshadow Tory housing week appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Who is the current leader? Angela Merkel of Germany? Stephen Harper of Canada? David Cameron of the U.K.? Or none of the above?
British Prime Minister David vowed Friday to do "everything we can" to bring to justice terrorists such as Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John," who has been identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer-programming graduate from London. Cameron also defended Britain's security services.
British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John".
British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as “Jihadi John” after the killer was unmasked as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown in videos released by Islamic […]
The latest official ONS statistics show a significant increase in net immigration to the UK. Open Europe’s Stephen Booth looks at what the latest increase in migrant numbers means for the politics of immigration and EU membership ahead of the General Election. The post Increase in net immigration is bad news for David Cameron appeared first on Open Europe.
Last week, DeSmog UK revealed how David Cameron’s government snuck a new definition of fracking onto the statute books. Kyla Mandel investigates where this definition actually came from. The definition of hydraulic fracturing adopted...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg are reportedly expected to set out plans on Friday to transfer more powers from Westminster to Wales.
The embarrassing truth is that David Cameron did not think carefully about this pledge to take net immigration into the ‘tens of thousands’. The pledge originated in a Thick-of-It style… Continue reading The post How Cameron’s jobs miracle ate his immigration target appeared first on Spectator Blogs.